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Category: Baptist Churches|
The author of the book: Helen Barrett Montgomery
Edition: Baylor University Press
Date of issue: 01 Mar 2009
Format files: Epub, PDF
The size of the: 379 KB
City - Country: Waco, United States
Full description of the book The Bible and Missions:Helen Barrett Montgomery was a prominent member of the women's ecumenical movement of the early twentieth century. With a degree in classics from Wellesley College, Montgomery was a knowledgeable and compelling speaker, author, and teacher of Bible classes containing as many as 250 women. The Bible and Missions is Montgomery's second contribution to a series of instructional materials by women and for women. It presented her many years of thought on the significance of women and missions to Protestant culture. The useful new introduction locates Montgomery's thought in historical context and makes clear what a force she PDF was in her time.
About the author Helen Barrett MontgomeryHelen Barrett Montgomery (1861-1934) was a social reformer, a Baptist leader, and a prominent intellectual of the American women's ecumenical missionary movement. A graduate of Wellesley College, she gained distinction as the first woman ever elected to the school board in the city of Rochester, New York (1899), and the first woman ever elected to the presidency of the Northern Baptist Convention (1921). The Bible and Missions is one of six books she wrote for the Central Committee on the United States of Foreign Missions.
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